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Slodtz Brothers, Stage backdrop, Temple of Minerva, Olympia version, Fontainebleau, 1754. ◊ ◊ ◊ ◊ ◊ Press release for the exhibition: Festivities and Entertainment at Court / Fêtes et divertiss…

Johan Zoffany, “Sir Willoughby de Brooke, 14th Baronet and family at breakfast” (1766) Contrary to popular belief, in the 18th century pink and blue did not denote girls and boys. All the children in this picture are boys. You can almost hear Papa gently scolding the little one reaching for the toast

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Le mythe Beethoven s'expose avec majesté à la Philharmonie de Paris

Daniel Gardner, Portrait of Mary Sturt of Crichel and Her Three Eldest Children, ca. 1777, pencil, pastel, and opaque watercolor on paper (Private collection).

Sweet dreams: meddlesome mice and 1770s ‘big’ hair

Jaime - hair illustrations/prints The extravaganza, or, The mountain head dress of 1776. Lewis Walpole Library

This Meissen chocolate set-for-one is believed to have been made for Marie Antoinette to celebrate the birth of her son, the Dauphin, in 1781. The decoration alludes to love, birth and the French royal family. via spencerofalthorp

Anne (Luttrell), Duchess of Cumberland. Valentine Green, published by John Brydon, after Thomas Gainsborough, and after Richard Cosway.